Reuse Plastic bags

Old 08-06-2010, 05:02 AM
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After i typed a question about making rugs from plastic bags. why did I not think of using a recycling site?

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art35668.asp

It also shows how to make plastic totes from them (maybe for your crafting supplies), and how to even crochet sandals from them. I thought that some of you who like to reuse, reduce, and recycle would enjoy this too. Time to start saving the bags!!
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Old 08-06-2010, 05:28 AM
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I've also got instructions for recycling old VHS tapes and cassettes, if anyone would like them, PM me and I'll get them out to you.
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http://lynbrown.com/?p=1302

Here is something neat to do w/them also!!!
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oops, hit send twice.
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Old 08-06-2010, 06:59 AM
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Awesome!!!!!!!!!! I do love o recycle things!
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Old 08-06-2010, 07:02 AM
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A friend of mine made me a tote and a clutch using the plastice bags. It's a neat way to recycle.
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Do you know if it is safe to heat up th eplastic due to fumes? I have a pet bird, and birds are really sensitve to teflon. I wonder if it is the same as plastic??
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Old 08-06-2010, 12:52 PM
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We recycle all we can. Our daughter makes tote bags from plastic bags and colorful plastic party tablecloths.
Sometimes she crochets leftover yarn with the plastic, adds a little color. Ruth
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Old 08-06-2010, 07:23 PM
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cute bags
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Old 08-06-2010, 07:27 PM
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Who remembers making those interlocked chains from gum wrappers?
My colleague has a purse made from plastic interlocked like that.
We tried to figure out how it was actually made, but couldn't.
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